Category: mental health

How are you?

Good morning. Hey there. Happy monday. How’s it going? The pattern. How are ya? But! How are you? Really? Who wants to know? Do you really want to know? How are you? What’s weighing you down? What’s lifting you up? What are your worries? What riddles you with […]

A blank canvas

Pretend someone gave you a blank canvas today. A blank sheet. Blank blackboard. What do you put on it? When faced with blankness there’s possibilities and there’s weariness. There’s hope. There’s fear. There’s readiness. There’s reticence. Today, take a blank canvas. Picture it. Grab one. Put something on […]

Becoming unstuck

A few days ago I noted my end-of-the-year tradition of selecting a word for the coming year. The word is meant to motivate or frame what is to come. I really enjoyed the year in which I selected the word “joy”. I continously reminded myself on varying situations […]

Becoming hardier

I love the heat. I could be completely comfortable in 84 degree weather. Even inside an apartment. Years ago when I went to Germany for Christmas I felt like I was going to die of frostbite even though I was throughly wrapped up in very warm, all-covering clothing. […]